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Sunday, October 22, 2017

So What You Are Telling Me Is That I am Not Crazy!

BY: SIMONE SMITH When most Caribbean, or people from the Diaspora, hear the word “Psychology,” or “Psychotherapy,” to them the instant thought is, “Lawd, he/she...

Accepting Yourself

BY: COLLEEN LINDBERG Has there ever been a time in your life where you’re feeling down and out? Where you’re feeling like, “Man, I just...

Mobster Mentality

BY: SIMONE SMITH The word mob or mobster is most commonly associated with thoughts of criminal activity, Italian communities, drug trafficking, extortion and so on....

Clean Kitchens

BY: SHEENA BLAKE How clean is your kitchen? Is it a daily catastrophe or easy to operate? I ask because, every couple of years, I realize...

Life University

BY: SHEENA BLAKE Life. It seems we all live it and happen to experience pretty much the same ‘things’ over and over. Have you ever...

Time? There’s No Such Thing

BY: SHEENA BLAKE I think that time does not exist. Now, this does not really mean anything, and if you are reading this, you’ll probably...

Trust Your Gut

BY: SHEENA BLAKE We hear it all the time, “trust your gut.” Our elders say it; our parents say it. Everyone says it. But, what...

Sifting Through the Debris

BY: SHEENA BLAKE “We gotta sift through the debris,” said my partner one chilly Saturday afternoon. It seemed so out of context for me, really....

The Family: A Crumbling Institution

BY: SIMONE Welcome Back Toronto Caribbean Readers. I am happy that you have joined us for another learning experience. This week I want to take...

Dealing With Disappointment

BY: SHEENA BLAKE How do you deal with disappointment? Do you sit and feel sorry for yourself? Do you seek encouragement from others? Do you...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....